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AUCTION 16

“THE WORLD RUSHED IN”
THE CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH

Lot 27

27. [CALIFORNIA]. Guldet och Guldgråfwarne i Kalifornien [wrapper title]. [Colophon]: Stockholm: Tryckt hos P.G. Berg, 1874. 16 pp. (first leaf with woodcut of mining scene). First leaf chipped with small marginal losses, professionally strengthened along edges, uniformly lightly browned, overall a very good.

     Later edition of this ephemeral little work, which includes descriptions of mining operations and what prospective emigrants might expect in California. The Bancroft has an 1857 edition, and the California State Library reports an 1869 edition. ($150-300)

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